Coronavirus in Scotland: 956 new cases but no further deaths recorded in last 24 hours
Scotland has recorded 956 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours – but no further deaths have been registered, according to the latest statistics.
The number of new, confirmed infections is down from the 1,009 cases on Saturday and from Friday’s record high of 1,246 positive test results.
This represents 14.9% of newly-tested individuals, up from 14.1% on Saturday.
In the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board region, 296 new cases were identified, a drop on the 357 increase recorded the day before.
The Lothian region recorded 158 positive tests, two lower than Saturday, while there were 225 in Lanarkshire – an increase on the previous day’s 204.
A total of 449 patients with coronavirus were in hospital as of last night, 17 more than reported yesterday.
Of these patients, 35 were in intensive care, an increase of one.
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